self-assured

[self-uh-shoord]

adjective


Nearby words

  1. self-assembly,
  2. self-assertion,
  3. self-assertive,
  4. self-assessment,
  5. self-assurance,
  6. self-aware,
  7. self-awareness,
  8. self-basting,
  9. self-bias,
  10. self-binder

Origin of self-assured

First recorded in 1705–15

Related formsself-as·sur·ed·ness [self-uh-shoor-id-nis] /ˈsɛlf əˈʃʊər ɪd nɪs/, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for self-assured

self-assured

adjective

confident of one's own worth
Derived Formsself-assuredly, adverbself-assuredness, noun

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Word Origin and History for self-assured

self-assured

adj.

1711, from self- + assured.

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